Updates to the ARP
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Navajo Nation casinos and other tribal groups race to boost their census responses as the Navajo Nation joins in the lawsuit against the Census’ self-response deadline. A leaked census document warns of potential errors that risk an undercount. Groups requested a judge’s intervention to halt the layoff of workers. Judges suspect President Trump’s reapportionment directive is to influence congressional redistricting.
A Democrat-aligned PAC intends to spend $15 million on state legislative races with the purpose of impacting redistricting.
Census workers struggle to get rural and tribal Alaska counted by the September deadline.
After lagging responses, the Navajo Nation and Gila River Indian Community joined the federal lawsuit against the census’ self-response deadline.
The League of Women Voters of Arkansas is asking a federal judge to force the state to count signatures collected for their redistricting ballot measure.
Governor Hogan urges Marylanders to complete the census before the September deadline.
Michigan’s redistricting commission will hold their first meeting this month.
A Missouri appeals court panel finalized its rewrite of a summary for voters describing a redistricting ballot measure.
Lieutenant Governor Kate Marshall emphasizes the need for full census participation.
Several groups are actively seeking to boost census participation among the state’s tribal communities.
Representative Brad Boles was announced as the vice chair for the state’s House redistricting committee.
A redistricting measure was officially blocked from the November ballot.
The state’s census response rate is lower than it was a decade ago.
West Virginia is almost entirely counted at 97.1% of households responding.